Boston Police: ‘We’re Just Confirming The Tweet’ Of Arrests In Marathon Bombing Case

The Boston Police Department would not provide further information beyond Wednedsay’s announcement that three additional suspects had been taken into custody in the Boston Marathon bombing case.

“We’re just confirming the tweet,” a woman in the Boston Police Department’s public information office told TPM, referring to this tweet posted by the department.

The woman referred TPM to the FBI (the FBI had earlier referred TPM to the Boston police), and hung up before giving her name.

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